Dig deeper into the lives of your ancestors who lived during the Revolutionary War era. Explore maps, military records, lineage societies and more with these revolutionary resources.
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View digitized images of Revolutionary War maps, as well as the papers of the Continental Congress, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
Connect with other people researching the same Revolutionary ancestor.
An online repository of historical data about the African-American loyalist refugees who left New York between April and November 1783 and whose names are recorded in the Book of Negroes.
This living history association regularly re-enacts the Revolutionary War.
Search this alphabetical listing of Hessian German soldiers who served for the British during the Revolution.
The companion website to the PBS series includes a timeline, resources and more.
The US National Archives and Records Administration’s links to Revolutionary War resources.
Genealogical resources from this society for descendants of Revolution-era patriots include an online research system with names of DAR members’ patriot ancestors, as well as ancestors linking the member to the patriot.
Learn about the genealogy and historical resources available through this lineage society.
Links to transcribed muster rolls and other records.
See our Genealogy Insider blog for links to resources for Revolutionary War pension records, bounty land warrants and more.
How to order early military service records from the National Archives.
Historical records site Footnote has several free collections including US Milestone Documents, Papers of the Continental Congress, Constitutional Convention Records and more.
See letters written by Paul Revere, Benedict Arnold and other undercover Revolutionaries.
This organization maintains materials that will help you learn more about your ancestors who remained loyal to the British crown.
Provides information on events leading up to the war, battles and important figures.
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